Horror Animation Takes Top Prize at Scottish Creative Awards

A trailer for a horror video game has received the top prize at an inaugural competition celebrating the best of Scotland's advertising and creative industries.

The Scottish Creative Awards – formerly known as the Scottish Advertising Awards – chose the trailer for Dead Island, made by Glasgow-based Axis Animation, as the winner of its Grand Prix award.

The ceremony was held in Edinburgh, on Friday. 

The winners' list reads as follows:

Grand Prix

Award: Axis Animation – Deep Silver, Dead Island Trailer

Chairman's Award

Award: The Union for STV 

Website

Winner: AnCnoc

Client: International Beverages Ltd

Company: Whitespace

Nominated: A visual refresh – National Theatre of Scotland

Client: National Theatre of Scotland

Company: Dog Digital

Nominated: The Dalmore

Client: Dalmore

Company: The Union

Nominated: Whisky Selection Engine

Client: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Company: Whitespace

Online Video/ Film

Winner: Dead Island Trailer

Client: Deep Silver

Company: Axis Animation

Link: www.axisanimation.com

Nominated: Activity

Client: Scottish Government

Company: The Union

Nominated: Bee

Client: Scottish Natural Heritage

Company: The Leith Agency

App

Winner: Perfect Steaks and Roasts

Client: Quality Meat Scotland

Company: The Union

Link: Dowload at app store. Search for 'Perfect Steaks and Roasts'

Press Ad

Winner: In One Ear

Client: Maclay Murray & Spens

Company: Newhaven Communications

Commended: New Girl at Work

Client: Benaughty.com

Company: The Union

Commended: Sweet Tooth

Client: Ogilvie Dental Practices

Company: Family

Nominated: Chocolate Wine Glass

Client: Hotel du Vin Glasgow

Company: Hotel du Vin Brand

Nominated: This Ad sucks

Client: Ping

Company: The Bridge

Press Campaign

Winner: Cut to the chase

Client: Benaughty.com

Company: The Union

Nominated: Dobbies Foodhall

Client: Dobbies

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: NABS Auction Ad Campaign

Client: NABS

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: ScotRail – A better way to go

Client: ScotRail

Company: The Leith Agency

Radio Ad

Winner: Focus

Client: Cycling Scotland

Company: The Union

Commended: Surround Sound

Client: Historic Scotland

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Ordinary, uneventful day

Client: Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Company: The Bridge

Nominated: The Pattersons

Client: Glasgow Airport

Company: The Bridge

Outdoor Campaign

Winner: Bus stop wait (boy and girl)

Client: Care Visions Fostering

Company: Family

TV/ Cinema Commercial Under 21 Seconds

Commended: Tents

Client: Tennent's Lager

Company: Newhaven Communications

TV/ Cinema Commercial Over 21 Seconds

Winner: Tape

Client: STV

Company: The Union

Commended: Knives – Cinema

Client: Scottish Government

Company: The Leith Agency

Commended: Stewart Dynasty

Client: Historic Scotland

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Hugh's Pride

Client: Tennent's Lager

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Irn Bru Summer

Client: AG Barr

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: Too Loud

Client: Tennent's Lager

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Walls Come to Life

Client: Crown Paints

Company: MTP

Nominated: Wish

Client: Scottish Government

Company: The Union

TV/ Cinema Commercial £20K or Less

Winner: Sunbed (Melanoma)

Client: PHA (Public Health Agency)

Company: Freak Films

Commended: Problems Build

Client: Breathing Space

Company: STV Creative

TV/ Cinema Campaign

Winner: Hugh TV 2011

Client: Tennent's Lager

Company: Newhaven Communications

Commended: And On We Fight

Client: The Sun

Company: STV Creative

Nominated: Surprise Yourself

Client: VisitScotland

Company: The Leith Agency

Ambient Media/ Stunts

Winner: The Drop

Client: Road Safety Scotland

Company: The Union

Commended: Don't wash hands

Client: Care Visions Fostering

Company: Family

Nominated: Student night doors

Client: Overgate

Company: Family

Direct Mail Campaign

Winner: A foot in the door

Client: Size (self promotion)

Company: Size

Nominated: Bah Humtags

Client: House

Company: Newhaven Communications

Most Creative Use of Media

Winner: Cell Doors

Client: Road Safety Scotland

Company: The Union

Commended: Bus stop wait (boy and girl)

Client: Care Visions Fostering

Company: Family

Nominated: Irn Bru Sugar Free

Client: AG Barr

Company: The Leith Agency

Recruitment Advert

Nominated: Brains

Client: Maclay Murray & Spens

Company: Newhaven Communications

Financial, Professional & Trade Advert

Winner: In One Ear

Client: Maclay Murray & Spens

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: This Ad sucks

Client: Ping

Company: The Bridge

Public Sector Advert

Winner: Petrol Can

Client: Public Health Agency

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: Bathroom Break

Client: Prostate Scotland

Company: The Union

Nominated: Toilet Cleaner

Client: Public Health Agency

Company: The Leith Agency

Retail advert

Nominated: Arrow

Client: Historic Scotland

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Guideline Daily Amount

Client: Manna House

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Hort Couture

Client: Dobbies

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: Take Home Canisters

Client: Tennent's Lager

Company: Newhaven Communications

Publications

Winner: English Gins – Inspiration and Recipes

Client: Pernod Ricard

Company: Contagious

Commended: Scottish Review of Books

Client: Scottish Review of Books

Company: Freight Design

Commended: The Martini and Beyond

Client: Pernod Ricard

Company: Contagious

Nominated: Dougie's War

Client: Self Commissioned

Company: Freight Design

Nominated: Live with Chivalry

Client: Pernod Ricard

Company: Contagious

Corporate/ Promotional Literature

Commended: The New EICC

Client: Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

Company: Precedent

Nominated: Bah Humtags

Client: House

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Ogilvy Day

Client: Marketing Society Scotland

Company: Redpath Design

Corporate Identity

Joint-winner: National Galleries of Scotland identity

Client: National Galleries of Scotland

Company: O Street

Joint-winner: Shannon Tofts

Client: Shannon Tofts Photography

Company: Size

Joint-winner: Valtti Rebrand

Client: Valtti

Company: Whitespace

Nominated: Carbon Identity Creation

Client: Carbon Financial Partners

Company: EQ Design

Nominated: Coffee Stationery

Client: Mathew Algie

Company: The Union

Nominated: Creative Scotland identity

Client: Creative Scotland

Company: The Leith Agency

Packaging

Winner: Mackinlays Rare Old Highland Malt Packaging

Client: Whyte and Mackay

Company: tbp!

Commended: Trinitas

Client: Whyte & Mackay

Company: The Union

Nominated: Coffee Heads

Client: Mathew Algie

Company: The Union

Poster

Winner: Mozart

Client: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Company: The Leith Agency

Commended: Love Your Bike

Client: Cycling Scotland

Company: Whitespace

Nominated: Kafka Fragmente

Client: Hebrides Ensemble

Company: Freight Design

Point of Sale

Winner: The Dalmore

Client: Whyte & Mackay

Company: The Union

Commended: Irn Bru Summer

Client: AG Barr

Company: The Leith Agency

Exhibition

Nominated: Our Urban Playground exhibition

Client: Architecture + Design Scotland

Company: O Street

Illustration/ Animation

Joint-winner: Dead Island Trailer

Client: Deep Silver

Company: Axis Animation

Joint-winner: Irn Bru Summer

Client: AG Barr

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: Barnes

Client: Tennent's Lager

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Dougie's War

Client: Self Comissioned

Company: Freight Design

Nominated: Whisky Selection Engine

Client: The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

Company: Whitespace

Copywriting

Winner: Waiting, Train AND Bus

Client: Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Company: The Bridge

Commended: Bah Humtags

Client: House

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: New Girl at Work

Client: Benaughty.com

Company: The Union

Photography

Winner: Fringe Campaign 2011

Client: Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Company: Whitespace

Nominated: Love

Client: Care Visions Fostering

Company: Family

Nominated: Warzone Poster

Client: Scottish Government – Domestic Abuse

Company: Newhaven Communications

Art Direction

Winner: Mozart

Client: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: The Dead Ball

Company: STV Creative

Advertising Strategy

Winner: The power to win new customers

Client: Airtricity

Company: The Gate

Nominated: Belhaven Best to Scotlands Best

Client: Belhaven Brewing Company

Company: The Bridge

Nominated: Live on Location

Client: Bauer

Company: Bauer

Nominated: The Dangerous Picnic Introduction

Client: Bitrex

Company: Family

Media Planning/ Buying Strategy

Winner: Subcard

Client: Subway

Company: MediaCom Edinburgh

Nominated: Financial Planning

Client: Royal Bank of Scotland

Company: MediaCom Edinburgh

Nominated: Pedal for Scotland

Client: Cycling Scotland

Company: MediaCom Edinburgh

Digital Strategy

Nominated: Building a new hospice one virtual brick at a time

Client: St Columba's Hospice

Company: LEWIS

Nominated: Business Protection – why leave it to chance?

Client: Scottish Provident

Company: LEWIS

Nominated: Napier Digital Strategy

Client: Edinburgh Napier University

Company: Precedent

Nominated: Planning the journey to a valuable website

Client: First Scotrail

Company: Blonde

Design strategy

Winner: Coffee on the brain

Client: Matthew Algie

Company: The Union

Best PR Strategy

Winner: Live on Location

Client: Bauer

Company: Bauer

Nominated: Royal Deeside and The Cairngorms

Client: Tricker PR & Blue Square

Company: Tricker PR

Best PR Stunt

Winner: Make mine a large one – pint glass crop circle

Client: Scottish Borders Brewery

Company: Artisan PR

Nominated: Column Inches

Client: STV

Company: The Union

Nominated: Live on Location

Client: Bauer

Company: Bauer

Best Integrated Strategy

Winner: The Famous Grouse Famous 100 campaign

Client: Maxxium UK

Company: The BIG Partnership

Nominated: Getting away with murder

Client: STV

Company: The Union

Nominated: Laying down the law online

Client: Law At Work

Company: LEWIS

Nominated: Live on Location

Client: Bauer

Company: Bauer

Nominated: Scotland's Census 2011

Client: The Scottish Government

Company: The Gate

6, 4 or Smaller Sheet Poster

Joint-winner: Celtic / Rangers

Client: Adrenalin Bikes

Company: The Bridge

Joint-winner: Mozart

Client: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: Bus stop wait (girl)

Client: Care Visions Fostering

Company: Family

Nominated: Guilt

Client: Manna House

Company: Newhaven Communications

Nominated: Waiting, Bus

Client: Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Company: The Bridge

Nominated: Waiting, Train

Client: Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Company: The Bridge

Integrated Campaign

Winner: Tape

Client: STV

Company: The Union

Commended: Irn Bru Summer

Client: AG Barr

Company: The Leith Agency

Nominated: Scotland's Census 2011

Client: Scottish Government

Company: The Gate

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